News in brief

PRI Kenya |
Monday, 14th September 2015

The Permaculture Research Institute of Kenya is launching a Global Giving Campaign to support its Permaculture & Regenerative Enterprise Programme.

Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 10th September 2015

Attendees to a major international conference on permaculture, held in London this week, are backing calls for government commitment to community renewable energy.

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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 10th September 2015

Depression is a modern epidemic: Dr Chris Johnstone and Miriam Akhtar explore natural, effective ways to promote emotional wellbeing based on things we do rather than take. They introduce the ‘Self-Help SSRI toolkit’ of Strategies, Strengths, Resources and...

Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 4th September 2015

Give your unwanted outdoor gear a new lease of life.

Gift Your Gear, an award winning nationwide initiative asks us all to look around our wardrobes, attics and garages for any unwanted outdoor clothes.

John Adams |
Friday, 28th August 2015

Today's Telegraph leads with the news that ‘The Solar Boom is Over in the UK’.1 It seems that ministers are preparing to cut the feed in tariff for new domestic solar PV installations by between 90 and 100%, effective from January 2016.

Chris Bird |
Monday, 24th August 2015

The Transition Movement has been described as 'the baby of permaculture' so it's fitting that one of the major 'edge events' following this year's International Permaculture Convergence (IPC) is a 3-day trip to Totnes, the town where Transition began.

Anni Kelsey |
Monday, 17th August 2015

A group of permaculture gardeners from Shropshire won a gold medal at the prestigious Shrewsbury Flower Show this weekend.

Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 14th August 2015

The UK’s national media have this past week been reporting on the decline of the UK’s libraries. 

Yet, while our library system crumbles beneath us, examples from around the world illustrate that American and European...